Firebird Database Client Plaintext Password
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4226
SynopsisThe remote host passes information across the network in an insecure manner.
DescriptionThe remote host appears to be running a Firebird database client. This instance of the Firebird client allows the passing of confidential data over an unencrypted session. Given this, an attacker can sniff confidential data such as database name, user ID, or credentials to gain elevated access to the database.
SolutionRequire remote clients to use an encrypted session.